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  1. Saracens

    the name given in mediæval times to the Arabs or Mohammedans, and extended to all the non-Christian races with whom the Crusaders or Christian races came to grips.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. saracens

    A name variously employed by mediæval writers to designate the Mohammedans of Syria and Palestine, the Arabs generally, or the Arab-Berber races of Northern Africa, who conquered Spain and Sicily, and invaded France. At a later date it was employed as a synonym for all infidel nations against which crusades were preached, and was thus applied to the Seljuks of Iconium, the Turks, and even to the pagan Prussians.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Saracens

    From the Arabic sharkeyn, “eastern people”; originally the designation of the Bedouins of Eastern Arabia. By the Crusaders it was applied to the Mohammedans generally. See “Moors.”

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Saracens in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Saracens in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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    (of especially persons) lacking sense or understanding or judgment
    • A. witless
    • B. squashy
    • C. dependable
    • D. aligned

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